Iran's normally moderate President Hassan Rouhani told a group of state employees on Sunday that it was time to Iran is facing a "war situation" under the new and renewed USA sanctions, but as CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reported from Tehran on Monday, he is also vowing that Iran will continue to sell its oil overseas.
"America wanted to cut to zero Iran's oil sales.but we will continue to sell our oil.to break sanctions", Rohani said.
"We continue to believe that the Iran nuclear deal makes the world a safer place", British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said. The Europeans have mounted a drive to save the agreement without the U.S., fearing that the new sanctions will drive Iran to pull out and resume all of its nuclear work.
Rouhani said even without the waivers Iran would still be able to sell its oil, semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.
Pompeo wouldn't say if India and China are receiving waivers, or if they'd delivered commitments to stop their buying.
Iranian state media said millions turned out for rallies in most cities and towns around the country, swearing allegiance to the clerical establishment and its hardline authority, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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The Trump administration is restoring all sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal in a bid to pressure Iran.
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After unilaterally pulling out of the deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear capabilities earlier this year, the White House said it would reapply sanctions on the country's energy, financial and shipping sectors.
Oil prices rallied above $85 per barrel in October on fears of a steep decline in Iranian exports.
Iran has greeted the re-imposition of United States sanctions with air defence drills and an acknowledgement from President Hassan Rouhani the nation faces a "war situation", raising tensions in the Middle East.
On Monday, 5 November, the USA will not only be re-imposing the sanctions that were in place before the insane Iranian nuclear deal was entered into, but there'll be over several hundred designations, Pompeo said. "Sagging refining margins at a time of weak crude prices sends a very telling message to us that demand is underperforming", he said. "We are prepared to resist any pressure", Rouhani said. These sanctions only go into effect today, but they have already begun to bite.
The United States will exempt China, India and Japan from oil sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, while vowing to be "relentless" in pressuring Tehran.
Under US law, exceptions can be granted for up to 180 days.
"We believe that China's normal cooperation (with Iran) within worldwide law is legal and legitimate, and this shall be respected".